Definition of flatcar in English:

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flatcar

Pronunciation: /ˈflatˌkär/

noun

North American
A railroad freight car without a roof or sides.
Example sentences
  • It was a huge railway mortar, a flatcar with a giant gun on it.
  • The plantation-style tree farm, founded in 1955, started moving truck trailers loaded with trees on railroad flatcars in 1988.
  • I later learn the Friends of the Bodie Railway & Lumber Company have found and restored one of the old flatcars, now displayed at June Lake.

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Syllabification: flat·car

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